Things to know about China zinc die casting moldmaking

Things to know about China zinc die casting moldmaking

Die casting was first invented in the year 1838 which proved to be a major innovation in the printing industry. The first patent was granted in the year 1849 and there was no looking back for this game-changing scientific discovery. Die casting facilitated growth for a lot of consumer goods and day to day material. It not only accelerated the human race but made a lot of goods more affordable to mankind.

What is die metal casting?

Metal casting is a simple process by which a molten metal is forced into a mold cavity under very high pressure. Two tool steel dies are necessary to create a molten cavity. The steel dies are then shaped using a machine. Die castings are prepared using metals such as aluminum, lead, zinc, copper etc. The machine chamber temperature depends on the variety of the metal used. Material like zinc requires a cold chamber die casting.

Why is China zinc die casting preferred?

Out of Magnesium, aluminum, lead, copper, zinc is preferred for die casting due to a number of advantages. For a starter, zinc is the most economical of all the metals available for die casting. Due to its high ductility, it is one of the easiest metals to cast. Zinc has a relatively higher impact strength which promotes the die life to a longer extent. Since zinc can be easily plated, preparing small parts becomes easy for the manufacturer.

What are the main advantages of zinc die casting?

There are many advantages of zinc die casting. The dimensional accuracy of zinc is as good as 0.1 mm. Zinc can be used to produce thinner walls that prove to be extremely beneficial for industrial usage. A smooth cast surface along with a high tensile strength helps to scale the production rate in a short time interval.

Types of die casting:

There are two methods of die casting- hot chamber die casting and cold chamber die casting. Both the methods are segregated by their clamping force. While the first method relies on the molten metal that needs to be fed to the die, the second method is used when a casting alloy becomes difficult to use in the hot chamber.

Industrial application of zinc casting:

There are widespread industrial applications of China zinc die casting moldmaking. From kitchen appliances to bathroom fittings, hair drier to razor, mixer to car sit belt, zinc die castings are used almost everywhere. Perhaps the biggest application of the zinc die casting is that it is used to make zipper- which is used in every sphere of life.

The sustainability factor of Zinc:

Zinc is the 17th most commonly occurring metal that is found in the crust of the earth. Its recyclable nature makes it the most preferred choice among all die casting elements. Post the die casting life cycle a zinc-based material can be recycled to any steel based material. Another important factor that makes zinc the preferred choice is its razor sharp precision without having to use any machine to do so.

There are widespread industrial applications of China zinc die casting moldmaking. From kitchen appliances to bathroom fittings, hair drier to razor, mixer to car sit belt, zinc die castings are used almost everywhere.

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Citizen L(3)20VII CNC Swiss Lathe 1995
Machine Details
New 1995

General Specificaitons As Per Brochure (Please Verify Detials):

Machining Diameter: .812″
Machining Length Per One Chuck: 8.1″
Drilling Diameter: up to .394″
Spindle Speed: 180 – 7200rpm
Chucking Dia. Of Pick-off Spindle: .812″
Pick-off Spindle Speed: 5000 RPM
Pick-off Spindle Motor: 2 HP
Spindle Index: 15 Deg (24 positions)
Rotary Tool:
Rotary Spindle Speed: 5000 RPM
Rotary Tool Motor: .5 HP
Number Of Tools Mounted: 14
OD / Front ID / Back ID / Live Tools: 5 / 3 / 3 / 3
Power Consumption: 8 kva

Equipped With:

Citizen Cincom IIC CNC Control
Brookdale 5 position backworking block adapter
Sub Spindle
Parts Catcher
Rotary Guide Bushing

Citizen L(4)25 VII CNC Swiss-Type Lathe 1996
General Specifications per Brochure (Please Verify Details):

Maximum Stock Diameter: 1″
Maximum Length per Chucking: 10″
Maximum Drilling Diameter: ER 16 collet up to .394″
Main Spindle Speed: 200 – 8000 rpm
Main Spindle Motor: 5 hp
15 min. rating: 7.5 hp
Maximum Chucking Diameter: 1″
Pick-off Spindle Speed: 200 – 6000 rpm
Pick-off Spindle Motor: 3 hp
Main Spindle Index: 5 degrees
Sub-spindle Index: 15 degrees
Rotary Tool Spindle Speed: 200 – 5000 rpm
Rotary Tool Motor: .5 hp
Number of Tools to be Mounted: 17
Turning Tools: 5
Front Work ID Tools: 3
Backwork ID Tools: 5
Live Tools: 4
Tool Size, square shank: 5/8″
ID Sleeve: 1″
Power Consumption: 11 KVA
Weight (approx.): 5512 lbs.

Equipped With:

Cincom System IVC (Windows) CNC Control
MistBuster Mist Collector
Iemca Mini Boss 325 Magazine Bar Loader
Long Parts Attachment
4 Rotary Cross Mill/Drill Tools

Star ECAS-20 CNC Swiss Type Lathe 2005
Standard Machine Specifications per Brochure(Details must be confirmed by buyer)

Control: Siemens 840DI / Windows NT
Max Machining Diameter: 20mm (25/32″)
Max. Headstock Stroke: 205mm (8″)

Tool Post
Front Tool Post: Turning/Power Driven
Rear Tool Post: Turning/End Working/
Power Driven

Number of Tools (Front): 4 Tools
Number of Tools (Rear): 2 Tools
Tool Shank: 12mm

4-Spindle Sleeve Holder
Number of Tools: 4 Tools
Max. Drilling Capacity: 10mm (25/64″)
Max. Tapping Capacity: M8 X P1.25″
Max. Die Cutting Capacity: M8 X P1.25″

Power Driven Tools:
Power Driven/Live Tools (Front slide): 3 Tools
Power Driven/live Tools (Rear slide): 3 Tools
Max. Drilling Capacity: 8mm (5/16″)
Max. Tapping Capacity: M6 X P1.0
Max. Milling Capacity: 10mm (25/64″)
Max Slotting Capacity: 1.5mm(W) X 4mm (D)
Main Spindle Indexing Degree: 0.01 Degree (C-Axis
Main Spindle Speed: 10,000 RPM
Main Spindle Motor: 2.2kW (cont) / 3.7kW (30
Power Driven Tool: 8,000 RPM
Power Driven Drive Motor: AC Servo Motor 0.75kW
Coolant Tank Capacity: 120 Liters
Power Consumption: 8 KVA

Backworking Attachment Specifications

Max Chuck Diameter: 20mm (25/32″)
Max. Length for Front Ejection: 80mm (3-5/32″)
Max. Parts Projection Length: 30mm (1-3/16″)

4 Spindle Attachment for Back Working Side:
Number of Tools: 4 Tools
Max. Drilling Capacity for Stationary Tool: 10mm (25/64″)
Max. Drilling Capacity for Power Driven Tool: 8mm (5/16″)
Max. Tapping Capacity for Stationary Tool: M8 X P1.25″
Max. Tapping Capacity for Power Driven Tool: M6 X P1.0
Sub Spindle Minimum Indexing Angle: 0.01 Degree (C Axis
Sub Spindle Speed: 10,000 RPM
Sub Spindle Motor: 2.2kW (cont) / 3.7kW (30

Dimensions (Approx): 8.5’L x 3.75’D x 6’H
Weight (Approx.): 7700 lbs

Equipped With (To be Confirmed by Buyer):
Siemens 840DI CNC Control
Iemca Boss 325 Magazine Bar Loader (will need to be installed)
Full C-axis Main Spindle
Full C-axis Sub Spindle
(1) Power driven/Live face drill unit
(2) Power driven/live drills for back working
Part Conveyor
High Pressure Coolant system
Mist Collector

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How Titanium is Used in Dentistry

How Titanium is Used in Dentistry

Owing to its unique characteristics, titanium is used extensively in many industries. This space age metal is the material of choice for aerospace, aeronautical and marine applications because it is strong, yet light, can withstand high temperatures, and resist corrosion. However, the metal is also used in more well-known areas, such as dentistry.

Presently, the use of titanium and titanium alloys for medical and dental processes has increased rapidly. This versatile metal has taken the place of conventional noble and base metal alloys in making dental implants as well as crown and bridge prostheses. Thanks to modern processing practices like lost-wax casting, computer-aided machining, and electric discharge machining, titanium’s use in producing biomedical devices has greatly expanded. Nowadays, you’ll find titanium in several dental devices, dental crowns and partial denture frameworks.

Titanium’s numerous physical and mechanical properties make it perfect for implants and prostheses. When alloyed or mixed with other metals like aluminum, vanadium or iron, titanium’s mechanical properties can be transformed, further improving its usefulness. With today’s state-of-the-art equipment, titanium can be cast into single- and multiple-unit-crown-and-bridge frameworks, implant-supported structures and partial or full denture bases. It is likewise possible to mix dental porcelain with titanium to create crowns and bridges. But the type of dental porcelain is limited by two vital factors – temperature and thermal expansion. First, the porcelain fusion temperature must be less than 800 C to eliminate the possibility of any phase transition. Second, the coefficient of thermal expansion of the porcelain must be the same with that of the metal. High fusing temperatures can cause excessive oxide formation.

Titanium’s role in making endosseous and subperiosteal implants is also well documented. Endosseous implants that you’ll find in the form of rods, posts and blades are made of either pure titanium or titanium alloys. Owing to osseointegration, the titanium rods join with living tissue and act as a support for the dental implants that are placed above them. Therefore, the living tissue and the implant are structurally and functionally connected – meaning they are bio-compatible. New developments in device design and dental implantation processes have led to predictable procedures.

Previously, the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs didn’t approve of endosseous implants to help patients with missing teeth. Its position changed in 1996 when the Council said that ADA-accepted endosseous implants can be used on carefully selected patients as long as their benefits and risks have been fully explained. The Council added that many factors must be considered in deciding whether to use endosseous implants as a treatment option. However, if endosseous implants are to be used, the Council recommends titanium and titanium alloys for their bio-compatibility and clinical success.

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The China Products (Mumbai India) Exhibition is back in Mumbai for the 13th time, from Nov 24th – 26th 2015

The China Products (Mumbai India) Exhibition is back in Mumbai for the 13th time, from Nov 24th – 26th 2015

Mumbai, India, November 12th, 2015 — India-China bilateral trade for 2014 stood at US$ 70.25 billion. India’s exports to China were US$ 11.98 billion whereas China’s exports were US$ 58.27 billion, resulting in a trade deficit of US$ 46.29 billion. It is hoped that with increased trade relations between these two Asian giants, India would be able to narrow the trade deficit with China in the coming years by exporting more value added items, food products and IT services.

India’s annual mega multi-industry B2B China trade show – “The 13th China Products (Mumbai, India) Exhibition 2015 – is back in Mumbai and will be held from 24-26 November, 2015, at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East). The 13th edition of China Products (Mumbai India) Exhibition 2015 will have exhibitors from multiple Chinese provinces showcasing their individual contemporary technologies and innovations. The Show once again brings to Mumbai the special Hong Kong Pavilion with several companies presenting the best Hong Kong creations and designs.

As the pioneering multi-sector B2B China trade show in India, the Show attracts the best entrepreneurial quality suppliers from various provinces across China. The Show’s Business Matching meetings combined with relevant Seminars and Workshops ensure that both Indian entrepreneurs and their Chinese counterparts are brought together to create business opportunities for both the Chinese and Indian counterparts.

Products on display include Consumer Electronics, Home and Kitchen Appliances, Construction Equipment, Interior & Home D├ęcor, Industrial & Machine Tools, Building materials, Hardware, Lighting & LED, Plastic Products, Gifts & Premium and many more.

The Show is ideal for Exporters, Importers, Import Agents, Traders, Wholesalers, Distributors, Retailers, e-tailers, Government Institutions and Trade Bodies.

The Show is jointly organised by China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Guangdong Provincial Committee, Commercial Sub-Council, Sichuan Sub-Council, Xiamen CCPIT, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Department of Foreign Trade & Economic Co-operation of Guangdong Province.

The China Products (Mumbai, India) Exhibition has been supported by the Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC), All India Association of Industries (AIAI), India-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCCI), SME Chamber of India and the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China. For further details please log onto

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Testing Machine Industry Report, China 2013-2017

Testing Machine Industry Report, China 2013-2017

Testing machine is the important infrastructure and tool for scientific research and application of materials. In January-July 2014 China produced 77,000 units of testing machines, up 14% year on year, with annual output expected to be more than 90,000 units. Its testing machine production is mainly concentrated in Liaoning, Guangdong, Shandong, Jiangsu and other regions, especially Liaoning province boasts the highest output e.g. 48,000 units in January-July 2014, accounting for 62.4% of the total.
Testing machine includes metallic material testing machine, structure testing machine, balancing machine, nondestructive testing instrument, etc., which are widely used in all walks of life, such as industry, military industry, metallurgy, construction, aviation, aerospace, shipbuilding, quality control and measurement.

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In the area of balancing machine, full-automatic balancing machine as high-end smart device has found extensive application in motor, electric tools, household appliances, pump, fan, automobile, chemical, high-speed rail, electricity, shipbuilding, aerospace and aviation, etc.. In China’s balancing machine market, foreign competitors mainly refer to Schenck Process GmbH, Japan-based KOKUSAI and DSK; local counterparts are Hangzhou Jizhi Mechatronic Co., Ltd., Beijing Keeven Precision Testing Machinery Co. Ltd. (formerly Beijing Keeven Instrument Factory), Shanghai Schiak Testing Machinery Co., Ltd. (formerly Shanghai Testing Machinery Works), Shanghai Shenlian Testing Machineries Works, Xiaogan Songlin Kokusai Measuring Instrument Co., Ltd., Shanghai Balance United Machinery Co.,Ltd and so forth.

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In the area of nondestructive testing instrument, ultrasonic nondestructive testing instrument becomes a high-tech product in the sector, showing good prospects for development, and the industry’s overall profit is higher. Wuhan Zhongke Innovation Technology Co., Ltd., for instance, posted a high gross margin of 76.41% in H1 2014. Due to high technical barriers, there are relatively few competitors in China’s ultrasonic nondestructive testing instrument market, mainly Guangdong Goworld Co., Ltd., Nantong Union Digital Technology Development Co., Ltd. and Nantong Topsonic Precision Instrument Co., Ltd., in addition to Zhongke Innovation.

China Testing Machine Industry Report, 2014 by Acute Market Reports Insight contains eight chapters and 58 charts, primarily involving China’s testing machine industry overview and major enterprises, development of market segments (balancing machine and nondestructive testing), policies, market size, competition pattern, future development trend, etc., but also profile, output and sales volume, main products, etc. of 23 key players at home and abroad e.g. MTS, Shimadzu, Instron, Jinan Shidai Shijin Testing Machine Group Co., Ltd., Luoyang Bearing Science & Technology Co., Ltd., Schenck Process GmbH, KOKUSAI, DSK, Hangzhou Jizhi Mechatronic Co., Ltd.

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Windmills: The Hands of God

Windmills: The Hands of God

Windmills are another of source of renewable energy. They usually work as engines driven by strong sustaining winds and the ancient ones were used for a variety of purposes like grinding seeds or organic produce, pumping water, hammering motions and other such mechanical functions. However, the modern ones are used to generate electricity and are appropriately called wind turbines.

Windmills, as a concept have been around for ages and the earliest windmills have been found in Persia around 7 B.C and also in ancient China. The first such windmill blades were made with thick sails hollowed so as to capture wind and hence enable a rotating motion. These windmills were usually vertical shafts and have been used to generation mechanical motions for varied uses like grinding seeds, lifting and dumping and such like.

In Europe, windmills were found to be installed on long and tall walls to enable the same mechanical motions to derive at the function of grinding or as saw mills etc. Windmills were found in Paris and parts of present day United Kingdom. However, these windmills were not used to generate electricity until the advent of industrial revolution which swept the European continent into a wave of innovation.

The introduction of Steam as a source of energy and then the grand entry of the Internal Combustion Engines, have seen the popularity and functionality of the windmills decrease to a large extent. The long maintained historic ones have been maintained purely for their historic value, the others were set back in time to perform the same old tasks of grinding and pumping.

In the U.S, the water-pumping windmill was a harbinger of the windmill technology, which also saw the rapid rising of ranching and farming activity in the rural U.S. The ubiquitous steel vertical shafts with rotating turbine blades have become a landmark in the ranches of Rural America.

The turbines on the tall but stout vertical shafts were designed to provide for the energy to derive the mechanical motion required to pump. A tower top gearbox and crankshaft assembly help convert the rotary motion of the wind turbines into a reciprocal motion for the piston of the pump in the cylinder connected to the apparatus.

While we had thousands of manufacturers to produce windmills in those olden days, we have just one reputed manufacturer left today Aermotor Windmills, to produce conventional windmills left in the U.S today.

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Completing an industrial Plans through Action Prototype Machining

Completing an industrial Plans through Action Prototype Machining

Most industrial experts believe that when we talk about testing, action prototype machining it a great solution. If the entire procedure is difficult, it may not be easy to complete the project. In order to reduce the uncertainties before completing the project, determining the advantage of prototyping is important. This will ascertain the reaction of the machine to different inconveniences before you find a solution. Such idea is crucial to try first the machine before its completion. Remember that inventors create a sample machine to provide something with a clear purpose. It can be for a new technology, produce a new product or any subject involving the industrial world. The good thing about this innovative option is that inventors can change the design or layout of the project once they discover incorrect ideas easily.

When it comes to getting more resources to use for such project, the Internet is the best place to visit. Numerous online sites deal with prototyping techniques that are highly recommended. The good thing about these websites is that they offer comprehensive information and render quality services. You actually save more of not visiting the actual shop because you are few clicks away to discovering your needs. It is also possible to get free data without spending a single buck for it. Before you choose a company to handle your projects, it is best to compare the pricing so that you will not exceed to your budget and meet your expectations. Furthermore, you have to determine quality because you do not want to see undesirable results after completing the projects. If you want to make sure you are dealing with the right company, it is advisable to read truthful reviews from their past customers.

For many industrial plans, action prototype machining is an excellent tool to consider. This helps many businesses to reduce their spending and finalize the projects efficiently before revealing the end results. Rather than completing the project with testing, prototyping is crucial to avoid mistakes and complete the plan with care. Through this particular idea, it helps much in determining the exact functionality of the different machines to create. Using the computer, designers will illustrate the images and study the possible omissions until identifying the exact project. Professionals are capable of using different programs to finalize the structures of the design before handing down the results to the client. This is very beneficial if you want to complete a project that will not waster much of your time and effort.

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